Membership

Membership

Get Your BC Athletics 2024 Membership 

Invest in your athletic development with a BC Athletics membership, offering benefits for your participation at all levels. Your membership strengthens BC Athletics, supporting members both individually and organizationally. Memberships are valid annually from January 1st to December 31st, with renewal available from September 1st to prevent lapses.

 

     

Friends of BCA Membership
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BC Athletics Membership Eligibility:

  • Canadian Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • An individual claiming refugee status – as relates to AC Rule 086 b)
  • A foreign athlete who is a temporary resident of British Columbia due to business, study or family reasons – as relates to AC Rule 086 b)

And meets one of the following:

  • Lives in British Columbia; or
  • Lives temporarily outside of BC for School or Personal/Partner work related reasons; or
  • Lives outside of Canada;

As a Branch of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics adheres to AC Policies and Rules relative to membership for those living in Canada.

  • AC Rule 027: Applications to become Associates of Athletics Canada shall be made to the Member Branch to which the person's club is affiliated. Individuals not attached to a club shall apply to the Member Branch in whose territory they reside (have permanent residence in).

Athletics Canada Rules

Day of Event Membership - all ages - $5.00 / event

*Paid in addition to / or included in event registration fees when registering at each race/meet. Check individual event registration policy.

  • Used to participate in sanctioned events when the individual does not hold an annual BC Athletics Competitive Athlete membership.
  • Valid for entry in:
    • Sanctioned Road Races (not valid for entry into the BC Athletics Championship component of the Road Race)
    • Sanctioned Cross Country Meets (excluding Provincial and National Championships)
    • Sanctioned All Comers Track & Field Meets (not valid for Full Track & Field Meets)
    • NOTE: Athlete members from a BC Athletics Post Secondary Club who do not have a competitive membership can pay the $5.00 Day of Event fee to enter a BC Athletics sanctioned event if their names are listed on the Post-Secondary List posted each week for Event Directors
  • Liability insurance coverage
  • Performances are not recognized for provincial and national ranking, team selection and awards.

School Day of Event - Elementary, Middle and High School students - all ages - $5.00 / event

*Paid in addition to event registration fees when registering at each race/meet

  • Used to participate in sanctioned events by elementary and high school student athletes who do not hold an annual BC Athletics Competitive Athlete membership or do not compete for a BC Athletics School Club member school or School District Club.
  • Valid only from September 15th through to June 30th
  • Athletes can only compete for their schools
  • Valid for entry in:
    • Sanctioned Road Races from September 15th through to June 30th
    • Cross Country Meets from September 15th through to June 30th
    • Track & Field All Comers Meets from September 15th through to June 30th
    • Full Track & Field Meets from September 15th through to June 30th
  • Liability insurance coverage
  • Performances are not recognized for provincial and national ranking, team selection and awards.

Membership Lookup

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REQUIREMENTS FOR COACHES, OFFICIALS AND ASSOCIATES

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Club Transfers & 2nd Claim Club Status

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Request for a Criminal Records Check

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Membership - Acknowledgements & Agreements

The BC Athletics Board of Directors has approved the updated BC Athletics Membership - Acknowledgements & Agreements document that forms part of the BC Athletics membership application process. By joining and signing the BC Athletics Membership application through a member club or as an unattached member, the participant acknowledges and agrees to the BC Athletics statements, policies and conditions of membership with BC Athletics:

  • Safety / Acknowledgement of Risk
  • Public Health Guidelines and Safe Sport 
  • BC Athletics Privacy Policy
  • Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP)

See this link for the complete text: BC Athletics Membership - Acknowledgements & Agreements

 

 

SCHOOLS

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Current BC Athletics Membership Lists

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JOIN A CLUB!

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AthleticsREG - New National Database

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CLUB Membership Types

 

Full Club Membership


Athletics Post Secondary (School) Affiliate Club

The purposes of the Athletics Post Secondary (School) Club include:

  • The training of Athletes
  • The hosting of competitions, camps and workshops
  • Competition in college/university and athletics association sanctioned competitions
  • Promotion and development of the sport of Athletics

All individual members of the Athletics Post Secondary Affiliate Club are required to have current and appropriate membership with BC Athletics or other Provincial/Territorial or National Athletics Federations (as per BC Athletics, Athletics Canada and World Athletics Rules).


Athletics Society/Organization Affiliate Club

The purposes of the Athletics Society/Organization Affiliate Club shall be limited to:

  • The hosting of competitions in Athletics and/or
  • The promotion of and support of the development of Athletics

The Athletics Society/Organization Affiliate Club requires that all individual members have current and appropriate membership with BC Athletics.

Club Transfers & 2nd Claim Club Status

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sanctioned events membership lists

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Request for a Certificate of Insurance (COI)

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CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECK REQUIREMENT

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Club Resources

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